VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 10, 2012) - Further to its earlier press release, Roxgold Inc. ("Roxgold" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:ROG) announces today that its annual general meeting of shareholders, that was originally scheduled to be held on Thursday, July 12, 2012, will now be held on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at a time and place to be determined. The new record date for receiving notice of and voting at the meeting will be Monday, July 30, 2012.
As previously announced, the board postponed the meeting in order to provide shareholders with ample opportunity to consider all of the issues in what is now a contested election, thereby allowing shareholders to protect their interests by making fully informed decisions. In the board's business judgment, the postponement of the meeting is in the best interests of the Company and its shareholders generally.
Further details on the meeting will be contained in a notice of meeting and management information circular that will be mailed to shareholders of the Company and filed on SEDAR.
Notice of the revised record and meeting dates will be posted on SEDAR today.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Robert Sibthorpe, B.Sc. (Geology), M.B.A., President & CEO
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